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Ukraine: dozens injured in fierce clashes between protesters and police

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Ukraine: dozens injured in fierce clashes between protesters and police

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Riot police used smoke bombs and stun grenades – and also batons and fists – in clashes with demonstrators in Kyiv on the night of Sunday, December 1.

At least 165 protesters were reportedly injured in violence on the fringes of a mass anti-government rally held in the Ukrainian capital.

The Ukrainian Interior Ministry said that radical group Bratstvo had called on protesters to attack the police during a demonstration outside the offices of President Victor Yanukovich.

The government said 75 police officers had been injured in Sunday’s violence.

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